Munich Re, Canada (Life) Names Selena Puttick as Vice President and Chief Underwriter

Insurance industry veteran to drive best-in-class underwriting and individual risk assessment


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    Munich Reinsurance Company’s Canadian life branch today announced the appointment of Selena Puttick as Vice President and Chief Underwriter.

    A 30-plus-year industry veteran, Puttick will be responsible for the company's underwriting function, which provides underwriting and individual risk assessment services to life and health insurance carriers in Canada, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. Puttick will lead Munich Re's team of life and health underwriting experts in Canada as they deploy best practices and standards that support the insurance carriers’ evolving risk management needs while driving superior risk selection. Puttick will report to Michael Correa, Senior Vice President of Reinsurance Solutions, Munich Re, Canada (Life).

    “Selena is an established and well-respected figure within the Canadian underwriting community, and we are thrilled to have her lead the Canada’s life and health Underwriting team at Munich Re,” said Correa. “Her deep experience and longstanding industry involvement will ensure our team is well-equipped to deliver exceptional value, expertise, and solutions to our clients.”

    He added, “The life insurance industry is rapidly evolving. As we look to the future, Selena will be instrumental in supporting our vision of transforming risk assessment through digital innovations that meet the changing needs of our clients and their policyholders.”

    "Munich Re is a world-class organization and a leading reinsurer globally, and I am beyond excited to be joining the talented group of people at Munich Re," said Puttick. "I look forward to partnering with clients and providing them with unique and innovative solutions to help them grow their business.”

    Puttick earned a diploma in Business Administration at Wilfrid Laurier University, is a Fellow of the Academy of Life Underwriting (FALU), and a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI).